Graduate Opportunity

Quality Control Engineer

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Martin-Baker is the world's leading manufacturer of ejection seats and related equipment.

It is the only company that can offer a fully integrated escape system that satisfies the very latest in pilot operational capability and safety standards. Martin-Baker offers a complete 'end-to-end service’, from helping the customer to establish operational safety and escape requirements, including design, development and qualification, to on-going support throughout the entire service life of the aircraft.

We are looking for a Graduate Quality Control Engineer to work in the Quality department at our Denham site. The position provides support to manufacturing, co-ordinating remedial and improvement activities with the aim of achieving zero defects in all aspect of quality and delivery.

Martin-Baker | Engineering for life

An overview of our engineering expertise at Martin-Baker.

You’ll be involved in:

  • Processing of quality notifications on emerging defect: coordinate activities to contain product and ensure rapid disposition along with the completion of corrective actions where necessary.
  • Strategically aligning local teams and driving the completion of actions in order to reduce escapes from manufacturing as measured on Quality Scorecard metrics.
  • Assisting local team leaders and teams with CAR Response – Drive best practice of RCA and validate actions implemented as effective.
  • Audit of Release documentation where particular risks identified
  • Ongoing product audit of Drawings/Routings/ATPS: Raise ADRs, Change Requests as necessary.
  • Raising internal Quality Alerts – Confirm understanding and acknowledgement from local staff
  • Preparation of Quality Work Instructions and Security Check documents to improve product inspection systems
  • Assisting in validation/audit of new inspection and production equipment considering documentation and staff training aspects.

Education & Qualifications 

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Advanced Vocational Qualification i.e. HND in Mechanical Engineering.

Person Specification

  • Ability to positively influence team and individuals to successfully facilitate the resolution of quality concerns.
  • Attention to Detail – thorough, accurate and concern for all the areas involved.
  • Drive to achieve results - sets own standards, checks own work, and demonstrates a positive approach.
  • Judgement and decision making - evaluates key decision-making criteria.
  • Planning and organising - organise work of self and others.
  • Analysis and problem-solving - see basic relationships and reacts positively.
  • Working collaboratively - actively contributes to achieving organisational objectives.
  • Professional/Technical Expertise - uses technical and professional knowledge, skills and judgment effectively.
  • Initiative - acts on various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives before being asked or required to do so.

For all successful candidates, Martin-Baker will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: QCENG0719

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Denham, Middlesex
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Mechanical

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